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Newtou. Aug. 20.?The Uiiril autonioidle
wieck of tho week end 111 Ml
lh!i a rear occurred yesterday niorn.it:
Iny. tctiuUIng in injuries, the extent
of which are net yet known, to
Mi.- \V. It Kryc and Mi?s Plnklr r
Kliiford who are receiving treat-'in
j n ot at CulawVa Oeticrnl UOsptal.
' * The accident occurred at Drum's
t'f-.-iT a s uthrait of Newton,|<|
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Sj.nfir'l. Aug. 29.---Mr. iiud Mrs. If. t!
u Stephens .were found shot to
death a' a filling statirn and tourist
camp they operated on U. S. t?
T! 'hvvay'No, 1 near here parly yes- A
. >le : iff A. Olren Duchnnnn of I.ce S
County said Stephens shot his wife C
with a pistol during a family argus :>
iiirnt anO then used a shctgun to tt
take his own lite. ,Dr. J. F. Foster, w
* County coroner, said an inquest h<
would not be held.
Hemp. Auk. 29.?Two persons lost' p
tbeir lives and five others were se-1 w
rionsly Injured when the car lnjei
wh ch t.hey were ridSng left the M
hfsbwaiy and smashed headlong lntd tc
the concrete "railing of a bridge mid ' t!
Why between Biscoe aud1 Carthage on i c:
Tf.phway 27 here yesterday.
Pinoville. Ky., Aug. p9.^-The shoot |oi
Jng of five men, one seriously, brou in
g)n orders for ndarly 40 national1
guardsmen to move today Into Bell p
County, where two strike affected1 .
coal mines have been, the scene of sj
ntimercus disorders the past week, n
Ashevllle, Aug. 29.? Arguments T
were resumed today before the U.' vi
S, Circuit Court of Appeals here cn ti
a Tslilct court order overruling the
application of the. Federal Cotnmls-|
s;:-a to enjoin the Appalachian Elec- (
tfic Power Co. from constructing a i m
dinn and power plant on the New ti
liiver in Virginia and West Virginia, d
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Mooresvlllo. Aug. 31.?Carl Brooks. y
* 2^, and hie (brother, C. Ct Brooks n
1*. were bound! over to Iredell coun v
tv Qinuirlnr onurt nnitar l.ntl H /\f n
9600 each when probable cause was ti
fcund when they were given a bearing
in M-coreeville recorder's court
before Judge 8tarr last night. s
' The young men both of this city, y
were charge with breaking and en- b
boring the C. H Surrat stne in the t,
Mooreayille Cotton Mills vtlage.
" Mcoresvllle, Aug. 29?John Stutts, h
. young white man ct the Shearrers j<
Chapel Road, near this cky, charged \
with an assault with a deadly yea- i
pon with Intent to kill, in the ahott
lug cf J. U Graham, nego of the
same comftnunity, yesterlay after- v
noon about 5 o'clock, has been re a
leased from Mocresytle Jail undier p
ben d of 9600. n
Wilmington. Ang. 29.?"A Change- h
lest, Christ In a Changing World" g
was the theme of the 19th annual I
state Luther League convention fi
which opened here today In St. i<
Pauls Lutheran Church. The eonven t<
tion will last through Thursday. >1
Open With Larj
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The Kings Mountain 8choola opennp
ed their doors yeeterdtay morning 11
? as- ? i._i ? _ At II
jwcxii i? more siuaems atieuomg \b
than there were on the opening AajJf
of last year. ^ a
Superintendent B. N. Barnes re- t
leased the following figures to the I
Herald: High School 15 abore the ?
opening day last year; West school ?
! best, with thirty more than last, t
The elementary grades, as a whole, f
were down, especially East and Cen a
tral. bringing the total iwblte attend- li
ance for the first day only 4 above
that of last year's opening.
(The other ten were at Davtdeaff f
school, where there wee an increase
Of 7 In the elementary schools and
Sdn High School.
Mr. Barnes saM that the opening
wa? quiet, with no difficulties beipg
encountered At either school. He c
also stated that mneh more Interest *
was ,being shown In the schools of '
Kings Mountain than ever before.
"It was the most pleasant beginning i
since I have been in Kings Mosntain,".
Mr. Barnes said. 4
; Central school began the day with
a band concert and talks by Rev.
_ P. p. Patrick, school board ynember (
G O. White, and ex-member Charlie ?
.inomaaeon. The hand hi gen .the I
pco#rnm with, TIhe Star Spangled ?
Banner" and the audience l
Bar. Patrioq explained the propoeed i
Bible PMjMl* MS niged all eta- i
Jjjjjrbs fohe It l^Wlrtte made an
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Washington. Aug. 29.?Diamond's,
:c earth's rarest mineral. some-!
IB?" * t'fn f * oroaTo dT" in [friftfl" miles:
lit in space. , . I
'Uiu Smithsonian Institution sairl
iay It lilt! found hleeji (M.|iuilii|l
r ;i. tncleor which struck lu Arizona
inu?an#iB of > < nrr. siti.
l(i <over> of sucji Uit?iu< ikIm is not
mtnierclally practical. Institution
uttlng them out wculd l?o greater;
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Sen Anionta. Texas. 4\"Jf 29.?Wo
ieu tourists no longer may wear
Horth in Mcnterrey, Mexico.
William II. Furlong said Juan
.Farias, manager .of the M<>nt?treli&niber
of Commerce, told him
r lif? will not " embarrass or anigonlze
women tourists" but they
ill lie asked to please go to their
ntels aiid put cn skirts or slacks.
Rome, Aug. 29.?The newspaperll
opolo Dl Roma, which appeared
itii the enormcus word "War" a oss
its front page followed by a
mall question mark, was conflscad
bv authcritles today. Italians
tought the paper erred In trying to'
cite Its readers.
Rl.plev, Tenn.,- Aug. 29.?"Sherlg's
Mce," harked Deputy O. 11. Trosper
ito the telephone.
"My' car haa been stolen,' said
Whereupon Deputy Trosper. a
[?eelal!st in recovering stolen autotohlles.
delivered a dissertation rn
rnv to protect a car from theft,
hen he began his search. He fecov
rred the car w"h1n three hours. re
lmc1' tc his office only to fln-d ?
is own car had "been stolen.
Manila, Aug. 29.?The .National As
rmhly subccmmittcc on Const Uuonal
Amendments recommend toay
the Commonwealth Presidential
urn be rerVueed from six to fenr
rars and no limit- placed on the
utrtber of terms. The amendment
iGitld he made effective in 1941.
an I>rnaLHk>n t Manual ftno7nn,?
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Raltlmcre. Aug. 29.?Hiomas Nclon
Haase, 21, reported to police he
.as kidnaped and robbed yesterday
y two armed men who forced' him
a drive to Philadelphia.
Haase telephoned his father from
'hiladelphla. His father; before leav
ig fcr Pennsylvania, reported the
Mnaping to Patrolman Lawrence
Vlliiams, of the North* Mt District
ho Informed headquarters.
Manila, Aug. 29.?The Common.
tea"h Attorney General ruled today
plebiscite should be held on a pro.
oral to incorporate the Congreselon
1 Economic Dill In the Phlllipplne
onstltution. The Natonal Assembly
as approved by resolution the Con
resslonal Bill, which amends the
'Wlippine Independence Act and
Ixes dluty free quotas on cigars, fil
Br tobacco, coconut oil, embroiderb*
and pearl buttons until July 4,
n the value of an education and a
;ood school. Mr. Thomasscn pledped
us support to the schOch
Mr. Barnes then asked Mr. Smart
,r.d Coach Farthing to speak. These
wo explained their programs for the
ctnlna vaa ? Alhao n a
%.uimg jrv?ii v/iuci UDW VCQV'UUI O
k ere introduced. These were Miss
lugge. girls' coach, and Miss Dorohy
Patterson, sixth grade. Mr.
(mart Is to he Director of Health
,nd Physical Education for the coning
Mr. Barnes asked the Herald to
nnounce that the price of rental ol
i!gh School textbooks / was 12.40
or year Instead of $1.40 as announc
d last week.
The Kings Mountain High School
offering three additional elective
ourses to seudents and post-graduites
this year. These are advanced
ilgebra, bookkeeping and Bible.
First Bale Cotton
F. D. Heradtm ef the Victory Ola
U>. reported the ginning of the sen*
ton's first bale of cotton yeatsrday
n Kings Mountain. Mr. Hendca re,
>orted thai Hugh rails, son of A.
\ Palls brought In the cotton, which
raa 1 Inch staple Farm RdM vn*
Mr. Honsdcn bought the eottoa
rom fails Cor M eeeta per pound
KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. C.
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Youth Drops Dead!
At Bethlehem I
Winton Blalock. 19, dropped dead
Sunday morning at 8 (/clock on the
perch of bib home in tho Bethlehem
community, bleat hing ccmtng front
a heart attack. Young Blalock had
spent Saturday night at the home o<
a friend. Pink Herndon. In the El
Bethel ccrrvmunlty. and was apparently
fn hie usual goOi health. He
was stricken with the fatal attach
when he stepped upon the porch 01
returning to his home Sunday morning.
,Mr. Blalock was associated witl
his brother, TDvight Blalock. in the
operation of a grocery store and
filling station on the Orover road.
Fdneral sendees were held Mori
day afternoon at 2* o'clock at E
Bethel church with the Rejr. J. L
Rayle in. charge.
The young man Is survived by hi!
parents. Mr. and Mrs. U O. Blalock
foui sisters, Mrs. Fred Wright. Mrs
uuy murnnmi una Mm. BUeilS WIIIH
nil rt Kings Mountain, arrd Mtsl
Louise Blslock of the home, and sfi
brothers, Wyatt Blslock. Charlk
1 Blaflorfk, and Herman Bbftock <X
Kings Mountain. James Blslock ?
drover, and George and Prank Bis
lrck of the home.
The family of Mr. and Mis. J. T
Davidson enjoved a reunion and <Ru
ner at the Davidson home cn Ook
street last Sunday.
Those present Included Mr. aa<
Mrs. J. T. |DavHe?n. Mr. and Mm
Carl Davidson, Mr. and Mrs. Huber
Davidson and daughter. Dolores, al
rf Kings Mountain; Mr add Mr*
' A. T, Randal and children, Hal
madge. IBayne, Hugh and Bottj
of the Oak Orove section: Mr. aml
Mm. T. 8. Davidson add chOdrsi
JMckfe and Lnslle. of Chicago: Mr
and Mrs. J. B. Hanson and cbDdrqi
Hedra and 7. B>. Jr., cf Oreeavllls
THURSDAY, AUG. 31, 1939
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Rooms, 4 Stories?Submitte
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Barn Dance Friday Night
A Barn Dance will be sponsore
by the Junior Woman's Club Frlda
Light, Sept. 1st at the club building
There will be all types of dbncln
and games, cake walking, jitterbu
contest, etc. A prise will be give
for the most original costume.
j Rverybody Is Invited". Entertal
j u:ent for ycung?and younger?wi
i be provided. A small admission wi
i be charged!. Refreshments will b
| served during the evening.
' The regular meeting of the Junio
Club will <be held Monday night Stg
. 1. at the Club with Miss Faye Mau
| ;y. Mrs. Haywocd Lynch and Mn
.?M< ob Cocper as hoateeffesL Bveir
niemiber is expected to attend.
J. R. Davis will address the clu
members on Parliament a ry Law.
W, A. Gamble Dies
In Bessemer City
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father of J. W. Gamble. died at tb
i home of another son, W. J. Gambl
in Bessemer CVty Sunday morning a
10 o'clock of double pneumonia. Fu
neral aervlcee were held Monday a
tnrnoon at 4 cfclock at the A. R. I
Church at Bessemer City with th
Rev. J. B. Pearson in charge,
f Mr. Gamble was twice marrlet
f f ret to Miss Mamie Clemmer art
. eerrnd to hflss Nora Miller. Bet
wives preceded him In death. H
Is survived by one son by the fin
marriage, W. J. Gamble of Beats
roer City; artd three children by th
, second marriage. Miss Dell Gambt
. cf Gaetonla* Mrs. J. H. Black of Be
I srmer CRy, and J. W. Gamble <
. LIONS CLUB TO HAVK PICNIC t
SUPPKR NCXT THURSDAY
The Lions Clnh will be the guest
. o* the K1 Bethel community o
, Thursday Sept. 7, at 7:00 p. m. ft
I a picnic supper.
I This la the last open air meettn
to bo held this summer and all Lion
| pre requested to ha present 'as thi
; ta tMft first meeting la the fall a)
)s?a Modern hotel?hei
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d by C. C. Benton, Wilson, N.
reeze, Shelby, N. C. ,
: Dies At Age
1 Of 70 s
Fuiieral serving for Jehu J. Ijogan ^
b ;. go 70. cue of tbe mcst highly es- |n
If tcemet.il men of this section, were jjn
H held at Bethlehem BaptlJl church. ^
fl Tuesday afternoon at 4 c'clock and (h(
internet made In the church ceme- .,r
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The pastor Rev. Mr. Mauney, wc
n was In charge assisted by Rev. W.
' T Camp at** Rev. J. W. Suttle.
Active pallbearers were Joe Nels- i
Vr. Charles W.Hlams, J E Herndon, '
Elmo Hrldgoe, Irvin Allen and Hollr.nd
Mr. Began die*!' suddenly Monday I
itternocn'. his death due to a heart
I >fr. Ix>gan was a member of one
' "t the mogt prominent families of
^ ?be Bethlehem community and leavt
t es a number of relatives and a host
of frtenWs who mourn his passing, ve
j Prrvm early youth he had" been lden- 8**
, tiried with Bethlehem Baptist chur- tic
1 oh and wna loyal and faithful, mant- tr<
testing a love for the course of wl
^ righteousness at all times. sr
,1 fie was a khSd, devoted father and
h husband. Life aa he lived It. In hts *o
e dealings both private and public, re- gh
it fleeted the attributes of the upright lb
men ? truth. Integrity, honesty,
a ?ympathy anfct loyalty. tit
Surviving are bis widofw and the t)l
. following children: Tlhomaa. Albert ci(
and William; Misses Mattle and ^
f.ula Logan Also surviving are cue at
hi other W. P. Logan of Kings Mown K
tain ask) one sister, Mrs. S. 8. Car. y,
ter of Mars Hill. N. C. RC
B BANK TO BB CLOSED MONDAY i(V
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Ths Birst National Bank will bo )?
* otnil all day Monday, Bopt. 4th In th
* ofcsoryanoo of Labor Day, a national "
\J <bpd/haltday, aooordlns to 8. 8. Nolll *
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g 7 P. M.
Icmbers of the two civic clubs of \
gs Mountain along with approx- \
tcly in invited guests will meet \
evening in the' Woman's Clulr
Idirig at 7:00 P. M.to hear the re- J
i from tlu- joint committee of the
ns Men's Clubs on the possibili- g
s cf constructing a modern hotel
the .Best Town In The State.'
Phe committee composed of Char.:
Thojjiasson. Chuinmm. Glee Brld
. Aubrey Matiney and Haywco<J
Lynch of the Men's Club, and
wan' Jackson.-Tont Pulton, and \V;
Logan of the Lions Club, ha?
i mty ariivi- if r me pnsi inonwi
ihorinir imfcjnnatlcn pertaining: to
needs, and possibilities ' of the
dent building for Kings Mounit.
Meetings have been held each,
ek. architects have been consultand
plans have been drawn which
1 be presented and explained at
meeting1' this evening.
rom Fulton will preside as Toastster
for the evening dlntter. Tho
lowing will present 'different phai
of the fautsi gathered: Charles
dii/isaon. Howard Jackson. Au >
Mauney and Haywood E. Lynch.
?lans are being made to take
t of approximately 126 Including
h mem Iters and interested citizens
o are desirous cf having up-too
hotel for Kings Mountain.
Since the committee was appointabout
a mcnth ago. citizens of
ag^ Mountain have expresses*
'msetves wholeheartedly in favor
the movement to secure a new
tei, which is greatly needed la
ngs Mountain ae Th$ Beit Town
the State is located on the main
e double track of the Southern
ilway System, is a Junction for
? major bus lines with 28 busses
yping here every 24 hours, and
rause of the Battteground tourists '
-uld patronize a local hotel.
by Jambs PreStom:
pinions Expressed in This Columw
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
"Hell." a philosopher once ohserd,
is a state of mind. No d'.apariament
is meant (though tthe naoal
capltot does happen to be ex?mely
hot these summer days)
ten it is pointed out that the derlption
tits Washington erven more
curately. For Washington is not
much a place aa a symbol?thoui
perhaps a symbol meaning "all
Ings to> all men.'
When the average American mentis
Washington. at the present
ne, the odds are reasonably long
at be Isn't thinking of the actual
y Itself, as he would be doing if
> named New York or Chicago or
teboygan; he's talking about gornmsnt
and all the cloudy or clear
ess In his. mind concerning things
.That's why a column called 'Wash
gton Snapshots" sometimes gets
ographlcally out of bounds. For.
s( aa wherever the royal fast of
e Bmperor of Japan are planted Is'
.pposed to be sacred ground, wher
sr politics are being played or
atesmansblp la being displayed Is
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