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I unenai services (or O. B. Carpen.
tar. former cltisen of Kings Mountain,
whg dded Saturday nl?ht at Mk
home Tn Washington, f).. C., were
hold Tueeday afternoon at the late
residence of the deceased and inter,
nient was In a Washington cemetery.
Mr. Carpenter had been In declining
health for seTeral months, and had
undergone an operation In Charlotte
bout a month ago. Mr. Caipeaior
Mr. Carpenter was born (n Stanley
County December 27th, 1885. During
the major portion of his life he took
a very active part in politics of the
in 19M he wh elected register of
deeds of Oeeton county (n which office
he eerred two terms, resign Ir s:
htiore the end of his second term
to enter the cotton textile manufacturing
business 4n association with
John Mseon, the two operating the
Meson mill st Kings Mountain. In
1930 he accepted a position on the
Staff of A. J. Maxwell, collector of
Internal revenue for the State, con tinning
In that position until 1933
when he went to Washington to accept
a position with the Department
of Agriculture in the dairying division.
Among the surviving relatives besides
his Widow and< two sons 4s a
brother. Solicitor John Carpet rer, of
On*tenia, and a nelce, Mrs. J. P.
Thompson of Kings Mountain.
Kings Mountain school children
have lesa than threA weeks t-o play
around as the openlpg date tor the
1939-40 school session has been set
A* Wednesday morning, August SO.
* Sirpt. B. N. Barnes. A General Teach
era' meeting of all white teacher
will' be held at Central School Builda
ten o'clock, A. M.. August 29,
tor ell colored teachers et David
eon High School at the seats time.
Soivooi officials are looking forward
to a attcceeeful school year. Six new
tea chert have already been elected,
and a BMe teacher la expected' to
"be elected within the next few daya,
which will bring the total to aeven
new teachers. All new teachera employed
come highly recommended
and .are expected to fit In well with
the school ayatem.
Mr, A. R. Smart. Mr. Cllne Farthing,
Mr. Jamas Polk Moffett. and
Mtea Ora Suggs will make np . the
coaching atnff. Mr. Farthing la head
coa6h of football and assistant coach
in basketball and boaeballl fcr
bora. Mr. Smart Is assistant coach
of football, head coach of basketball
and baseball for beys. Mr. Moffet is
coach of athletics for the junior
teams. Miss Suggs will be In charge
of ^triy. athletics.
Mr. Farthing and Mr. Smart are
planning to arrive in Kings Mountain
on August 21 or 22 and begin
football practice on Wednesday, August
23. It is hoped that all * boys
expecting to make the football team
(Cont'd on Editorial page)
I Will Rogers'
By WILL ROGERS
'TWERE was a Sootchman, of
_ A ooursa. Ha was terrible an*
aoyad whan Ua latest heir turned
cut to be twins, but ha kind a setM^-4
il.w. ?n ka Mdmil ?kni)t It
whan ]m heard the office force
' wee going to make him a present
' So they had quite a celebration,
and the chief clerk made a speech
and presented Beady with a bin
liver loving cap. Just to sort of
eelebrate Mm utte fattier of theee
. lade, that thie cup has two handles,
* fltaee Ufa only one cap for the two
jL. : Wiiaa. They'll beth get their oate
eat of H si whew. But 1 notice
that W faweribed with a bier blank
kork Hilt, S. C.. Aug. 9.?Officers
today to' Identify a young
ti.au. about 20. who was killed last
night In a fall from h truck on the
Pick Hill-Fort Mill highway. The
vletlm .was said to have been a hitch
A. social security card found 1n his
cluTufliy bore the name Harvey Stew
| ard. and the address, 714 7th Street,
| Cnarlottesvllle Va. A message from
| Charlottesville police esid. however.
'.He was not known at the address
Miami, Flu., Aug. P.?Search was
continued today tor two girls, ambitious
for movie contracts who dlsappfhPtd
earl - Monday with a man
cluinuug to be a talent scrnt.
.The three left Miami In a tan
coupe with California license plates
fcr an unnuinedi Palm Beach hotel
where they were to meet a photographer.
No word has been received
irom mem since.
KEETER'8 STORE PAINTED
The Interior of Keeter's Depart,
tncnt Store :s all afresh, with a new
coat of paint. The ceiling and side
waits and' p ets were painted Monday
night. Painters started after
closing hours pionday and. completed
the Job br opening time Tuesday
morning. Mr. J. B. Keeter invited
everyone tc visit his "renewed*
1 Aug. 30th
McGi'l's Esso Service
McOUl's Eseo Service, which has
recently *ecn enlarged and
cd is now ready Id serVd cat owners
r.* Kin-;? Mountain and sorronnding
territory. Mr. N. F. McOUl, popular
manager, extends a oordial invitation
o all motor) ste to visit his renewed
station for 'prompt efficient service.
McOlll's EJss'> Service features at all
times a complete line of Bsso prodnets.
A modern wash pit sad lubrication
:>*ji nan wen aouea
to make the e tat km one of the moat
modern tn this section of the state.
The renewed station represents the
last word Ijv uptto-theHtn4nu|ip don
strvctlon and is admirable in every
respect, and affords the newest and
most modern facilities for efficient
and "happy motoring." '
Mr. McGIU announced that Saturday
Aug. 12th, every purchaser of
10 gallons of Esso or Bseolene will
be given absolutely free their choice
of a can of Bsso Handy Oil or Eaeo
cO^l's Flifc'p fidrvjl'ie apeoiallsee
tn washing, polishing and lubricating
care of all makes.
The following firms furnished materials
.and aided in the construction
of the modern service station: Elmer
Lumber Co., L. A. Hoke, Electrical
Contractor, Itrldges and Hamrick,
Hardware, Phlfer Hardware Co.,
Hardtn and Cash, Plumbers, Kings
Mountain Tin Shop, and J. R. Wad<1<1',
General Contractor, .of CharloUe
Kings Mtn. National
Park Gets Big Grant
The third deficiency bill passed
by congress during its closing hours
included 940,000 for administration
and museum buildings in the Kings
Mountain Battlefield National park.
"While the bill was being shaped
into form, Senator James F. Byrnes
of South Carolina offered an amendment
which proyled the funds. The
amendment was accepted, agreed up
on in conference, and passed by
' both branches of the congress.
Work on the projects probably
begin at once.
MOUNTAIN MOTOft TRIP ,
Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Boot, Mr. and
Mrs. C. p Ware, Mtle Miss Phyllis
Ware, Master Bud Ware all of Kings
Mountain, and Mrs. Irene Hultt oi
Qastonla, motored to Blowing Rock,
Cruets Valley and Boone, Sunday
going especially to visit Miss Chaf
lotto Muriel Boot daughter of Mr
and Mrs. B. C. Boat, who Is a stud
u~ ant if - the ABththa State Teachers
College, at Boone, fer the sum
KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. 0. 1
State And Nj
Creodmore, Aug. 8.?Mrs Emily
Mtdrlck (Ja^i IS was shot to death t
"ill "n (Tiling station, near hero late I
OTanvllIe County authorities said s
no Inquest would he held. They
quoted Jack Campbell of Crsedmore t
as ktying Mrs. Cates was toying unionc'iutlly
with a pistol when It c
discharged the bttl.et piercing her 1
- .. i ? j
8cnfrt>d, Aug. 8.?George Saunders 81,
cf Southern Pines, was killed '
u'hon hla aiihin'fthMo laif (Ha
re&l ii'ur here and struck a tree. t
Dcurln Car! Ritchie. 21, of Sou- <1
them Pines, was Injured. n
Sum'era. formerly of Massachu- t
setts, had lived In Southern Pine*
sevf.rr.l years. He was a caretaker. t
Wake Forest, Aug. 8.?North Carolina
soon will have two four year
At present Duke University has ^
the only lour year school; now Wake
Forest will expand from a two year ?
school to a tour year school.
FayettevlUe, Aug. 8.?>U. 3. Commissioner
David G. Breece ordered
three fuen held under bond today for ?
a. licarlhg Wednesday in connection,
with cn alleged counterfeiting plot.
The men were listed as E. D. '
Spurrcw, 41, Dumber ton., engraver.;
and photographer held under 821000 1
bond; S. W. Sparrow. 34, of Wll- '
llamston, held in $2,000 bond; and. '
R. D. Taylor, 40, Wllllamston bookkeeper,
released under $1,000 bond. Secret
Service Agen D. O. Padget
sold the 8psrrcws were arrested at p
Fairmont and Taylor at Dumbarton. n
He Mid about $125 In spurious fivedollar
bills were taken. ^
r*A1..mVla CI ft A hiv O ?ftUetna
vutuiuwm o. v/m v* a-a vr ****** |
niUard, 11. cf Atta VUta. Va. was,
injured fatally Sunday when struck >r
b7 an automobile on the; Columbia- j*
was walking to church with two '
yismg friends when he was hit.
| Florence, 8. C., Aug. 8.?Today be n
pan the first day of a full week's fS
sales on the sixteen tobacco mar- c
kets of the bonder belt, and tobacco- ti
nlsts expected large sales as the result
of prices which prevailed at the
opening of the auction season Thurs ' tl
day. } i
Reports from over the belt fnrtlva-; C
ted that the prices averaged about; *
13 cents a pound on the first two c
days of sales. Thursday and Friday. C
ThomasvlHe. Aug. 7:?Arthur a
Wliltehurst of Charlotte was elected 'e
president of the Mills Home Alumni t<
AsroolatJon at its fourth annual <
homecoming here yesterday. jp
ATTRACTIVE HOME 0
The beautiful home of Mr. and f
enuc Is built of stone, and Is consldc
i'Jonces of Kings Mountain. Photo b
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j Laughing Arout
He Hadn't Had T
A NEW office boy wont to work 1
" West Indian youth, juat arrived
The bey bad beam en the Job ft
reporter handed in a batch of copy i
Somebody who was quoted a* ?a aul
name was a strange on to the city
rHVRSOAY. Aua ia IM?
i Brief Form
Rav. ne, Pa., An* 8.? Bodies of
wo more miners ' ;'.-~a4* iv. ^.jkeah:;'
>ennbylvani-? mine workings were
ecovered today only a step from
fltf'e irougtit to 22 fatalities in'
he Beau skill County fields a'.cue
Rescuers who dug out the bodies
f NojIi Kohr. 37. and Robert Fldder,.
4S. said they apparently beard '
1 ere Funning up the atope last Fr!ay
Washington A':?t. 8?Thy Capltot
ook on .a tomb-like appearance to- ,
a.} as mentfbers of Congress and
(test of their aides quickly left the
Hy fbr homes and vacations. 1
Lees than a dozen of the 06 Senacrs
vmalaed, and about SO of the
35 Hoi'so members stayed on to
lean up last-minute business ,
Washington, Aug. 8.?State WPA |
dminlstrators got now orders today .
0 cut from the work relief rolls all .
lerscns who had been on them conInuouslv
for eighteen months or
tore. War veterans are exempt. ,
Portsmouth, N. H. Aug. 8.?Navy ,
ffialals said today a second attempt (
t.lirtine the . sunken submarine ,
iqualua might be started at the end
f this week as Salvagers prepared ,
1 lcwer pontoons.
If the weather Is good, the navy j
lans to attach six pontoons to the .
tern ef the Squalus wlthtn the next ,
hree da j 8. An additional two days
-ill be heeded to lower four other
pntocns to the forward end. j
Lifting chains already have been ,
laced beneath the stern of the sub- .
i&rlne which sank last May during .
test dive and dropped .to the hot- <
am again Jnly 13 during the first
Prescott, Ariz., Aug. 8.?As though |
eapondtng to Hopi-lnsplred suppltattons
of staid white business men
ad women of the Smokl Clan, the
The white group thrilled more
(mn 2.000 spectators with its annual
lurpretation of the H.pt'a most fa*ions
rite, the snake dance. The
moki's 260 act.9ve members are
lodged to perpetuation, of Southwest
Washington, Aug. 8.?Admlntstralon
farm official props under prices
najor agricultural products after
'ongreas. in one of. its final 'acts,
\>;<d 19,000,ooo to restore ithe >
apltal stock of the Comfcnodtty ]
The appropriation gave the agency
bout $260,000,000 for loans to farmrs
on surpluses of wheat,, corn, cot
rn, wool dslry and othpr farm prod- '
mta w'tbheld from markets until '
F KINGS MOUNTAIN j
Mrs. J. E. Mauney on Cleveland Avred
one of the most attractive resy
id the World
I S. COBB
ime to Learn Yet
For the New York San. He vu
I, who ipok* with the broadest of
. .* t
Mr obeat a week when we night
In which ho laitinJ a Prifiww
thoritjr cm mom thing Or other. The
editor, and he doefled to leek ike
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Honors Kings Mountain
spiencld likeness of Mils Jean
Ware of Kings. Mountain and New
York City, U. shown on the cover
pog" of the September American
Mnaailn". The picture Is a natural
I New York.
Two other young .people from
Kings- Mouutaln are honored in the
pi-a.t- t Anseiiean. the?e are E.
\V. Neil and Mfise Mary Julia Polloc
k, v ho were listed among the
twelve North Carolina High' School
iindents receiving honorable meit>
American Youth Contest.
The August American gave the
name of Miss Mary Helen Hambrlgto*.
as one of the winners of a
15.00 osh a ward In the same oc trie
st . .
Rev. R. T. Baker To
Rev. R. T. Baker, pastor of Dun- I
fans Creek Presbyterian church wilt
preach at the First Presbyterian 1
Ciiurch Sunday morning and will
also speak to the Men's Bible Ctass
it th. RnnSav Q.IiaaI I1..1.
Mr. Baker- Is doing Heme Mission
i.rrk in the mountain's?the only
mountain mission in Kings Mouiv
tain Preafrytery. His work had been
at outstanding interest nnd wonderruUy
blessed. He will tell experiences
from his mission work at .the Sun I
lay School hour. The Woman's Bible 1
Class is asked to meet with the <
Men's class for this talk of Mr. Ba- 1
tlcGILL REUNION AUG. 16TH I
The McGill annual reur'on will be ]
ttehl August 16th at Bethel. Hela- j
lves ani frlerds are Invited to be I
. resent and bring well fil'ed baskets, t
Bids For Posl
To Be Openec
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MEN'S CLUB MEET
The Man's Club will again entertain
their wives, sweethearts
and Invited guests this evening
at their outdoor supper at
Bethlehem Baptist Church. The
supper will be served . St 7:00
P. M., and members are asked to
please be on time.
Here Next Week
Ken Beegle one of the world's fin;st
marksmen, will put on a shooting
exhibition her? next Wednesday afternoon
at 3:30 In the Kings Mounnin
Pall Park, according to an anicuncement
from Glee Bridges, of,
Rrldges and Hamrick, local dealers
for Remington firearms and ammuiliiori.
Mr. Bridges extends a cordial
Invitlon to both ladies and men to
v.'ii.css the fancy shooting demonstration
which is absolutely free.
Crack-ehot Boegle will blast oran- I
ges Into Juice, cabbage into slaw,
cii that Is net all he will flip a pen i
:> into the air and hit It with a .22
rifle. The exhibition will a'so Include
a brief talk on safo handling a fire- '
?.rms, as welt as expert instructions ,
on how tt> improve your markmanphip,
and Mr. Bridges is very anxious
for everyone to witness this i
free demonstration and lecture next
Mauney Reunion .To
Be Held Saturday
Tlie annua) reunion of the descendants
of Christian Mauney, pioneer,
will be held at the site of the old
Tryon county courthouse on the Bessemer
City-Cberryvllle highway Saturday,
Aug. 12. An Interesting and ,
nntnvshiA nroaram has been arrang-1
od. A picnic dinner will be served at
neon. All members of the Mauney
clan and their friends are Invited to
come and bring picnic baskets.
Program follows: Opening devotional.
Rev. D. P. RodUlll, Morganton;
historical address, Joe R. Nixon,
superintendent Lincoln county
schools. Llncolnton; music-memorial
services. (Dr. E. C. Cooper. Kings
fountain; music, dinner, Informal
8PECIAL PROGRAM AT
A prgram, "Parmer Brown," will
be given at the evening service Sunday,
August 18. 1888, by the Young
People of Macedonia church. The
subject will be ' Missises," The enI
tire ssrvioe will be taken up by this
I play. The public Is oordtaQy Invited.
v* .' ' ' . * ' -. -. ' . ^ Vra
' s. - .. ;v ' v.' <.-. .... a
five cents per copy
The' second meeting ot Hitl'
Committee formed from members of
the Idens ondr Mfit't Club was held
Tuesday r.igh.'. In The Kings Mouaiiin
Hew id ofl.ee with Charles
TTcmnsscn, Chairman, presiding. Mf
Charles c. Beaton of Benton and
A >n. Architects of Wilson. N. C. met
with the'committee and discussed at
fcr n new hotel. Iu Kings Mountain.
Mr. Benton'* firm specialises in hole!
buildings aud he is financially in!crested
in several hotels in tho
utate. Mr- Be-.ton is. going to meet
with the ecmmit'ee again at its
third meeting neat week.
Glee Bridge* ar.d Aubrey Mauney
who had conferred with Clarencd
Kuester, of the Charlotte Chamber
of Commerce reported that he warn
k'reatly in favor of a new hotel for
Kings Mountain and would aid in
the movement in any way possible. . ?
Charles Thomasson who visited
lie manager of the hotel in Rock
II111. S. C., was responsible for the
v.sit of Mr. Benton.
Haywood' l.yneh reported the results
of a check on the number ' ' of
oars that passed through Kings
Mountain last Sunday ?howed that
f.r25 passed the corner of Moun~
fs<ir> Street and Piedmont Avenue
between 7 A. M and 9 P. M. The
check was msuie by the Town at the
request of the Hotel Committee. The
check wae kept by hours and between
5 and 6 P. M. a total of 770
cars passed the corner.
Chairman Thomasson was well
l/leased with the reports and pro .rcss
made thus far. Another meetn?
of the committee U planned for
1 Sept. 6th
Bids for the construction ef Kings
Mountain's $73.rtOO.OO Prat Office
flulUHng will he opened in Wasuingon
September 6th according to a
egal advertisement In this issue of
he Kings Mountain Herald. Th?
tew Federal building will be located
>n the corner of Piedmont Avenue
met Mountain Street. Hits property
a? i-eon-a ia?i uciooer rrom Mr*.
M M. Carpenter for $6,247.50, ia&
Mr*. J. O. Hord for $1,600.00. The
wo lot* are 119 feet on Mountain
Street and 170 feet on Pihdmont
\ venue, with the tetal coat being
S7.747.60. The complete cost of the
julMlng, real estate and equipment
will amount to $73,000.00.
According to tlio advertisement
Iran-logs and specification!! will bo
submitted free to general contracts
interested in submitting bide.
It is understood that It will take
ibcut one month front the opening
tf the bids untli the contract can be
let end the actual .construction bei?nn.
according to' this, the work
should begin seme time during the
first part of October.
iTHE ANNUAL HORD REUNION
The Hord reunion will be hel<2
Thursday, August 10, at the late
Jesse Herd old home site four mtlee
fact of Shelby. All relatives ana
friends are invited to come and.
rpentl the day together. A plcnlo
itttch will be apread at noon.
(Opinions Expressed In This Column
Are Not NeeosMrlly the View* of
Net all the ghosts In Washington
write speeches for big-wig tongue
w aggers or haunt housee, It now
seems. There are other ghosts who
fill In nicely when there fa need tor
in anonymous pronunclamnto. * '
These mythical figure* have been
called to duty quite frequently of
late. Moee recently, the ghost has
keen playing the role of a business
man. And in that role, the ghost has
been making some strange butt Important
ncieee. The person to whom
the mythicsl figure has been talking
Is no less a personage that the Pres
ident oftho United States, and l)o
has passed the statements on for
sll to heed.
The latest word the President has
passed on from the ghost is that the
United States Senate has dons tfcs ?
business men an mil torn by not
followtg the wishes of the Whit*
Cont'd on Editorial page)
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