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State And Nc
Austin, Texas. Oct. 17.?''Slim Rich
ard Gray Gallogly, 30' who learned I
to balance a teacup before he turu- b
<odU*lfl hand to crime, pleaded with *
Tesw Governor, W. Lee O'Danlel, ?
today not to send him back to Geor ?
gin's penitentiary for life.
The fugitive, stilt showing traces
of the pcllfth that made htm a social 5
light In Atlanta 'before he went to w
prison 11 years ago. headed from the 1 n
feeling his pies for freedom might
be heedeo. *
Oroftno. Idaho. Oct. 17.?Rcbert p
Lm CaMrwell. 25 and hla 21 year h
oM MlAthdP Plnranea 4o?> H?a?*d
. lag -with thre? friends. l
- Clarence spied * gray <V>Ject la r
the brash. He Itrrf.
Robert fell, wounded fatally. Hie c
gray cfeject was hla shirt. ^
Font Plain, N. Y.. Oct. 17.?The d
Mohawk Indiana turned to ttoeia hla n
torlc council today ? the first In a
the Mohawk Valley s'nee 1788? to n
renew their plea for New York p
State lands they left 160 years ago. v
Coming from the St. Regis Ueser
ration along the Canadian border
end garbed in full tribau dress,' the ?
~h gfa chiefs of the tribe sat at a ccun s
dl table with officials cf. the Mo- ii
. hawk Valley Towns Association. s
College Boys A
Read The Hers
Kings Mountain boys and girls off F
at school are well informed on all
questions relating to ife "at home." A
Looking over the Herald .'mailing E
lists, one finds practically all of the
larger schools In North Carolina, S
and several others sprinkled all over
the south, represented by subscrib- n
ft >a , n ? i 4.tl- U- ? - - h!
?v v vuuiuivu IHIK wuen two Ol CD6 11
femmea meet on the campus < at
Greendboro, em) begin with "Wasn't t
By Oeorge cute In the Herald today?"
(Ed. note: Don't tell me they *
read that tripe). Or for a couple of
the hoys at Clemson or Carolina to t
greet each other with 'Well, the 1
Mountaineers did pretty good Fri.
day." It is even suspected that Ap- \
palachlan kids talk about who had
a party and what so-and-so wore. I<
It is also understood that where
there are more than one Kings C
Mountain student at one school,
* tbey subscribe Jointly in many caa-v C
es, therefor, there are actually more <
readers than ther are subscribers.
Parents find it -very convenient to I
subscribe to The Herald, not have
to write the local happenings in let
Here's the list of college students I
who keep In touch with events in
the Best Torwn in The State: F
Charles Thomas?on and Bill Davis.
Oak Ridge Military Institute, Oak E
Down and Out
|~\R. JONGS, a young physician w
going night and day for the bet
the stork busy in one part of the tow
in another. But he kept up his roun
demanded a respite.
He staggered into his housie in t
ate supper and tumbled into bed, t
matter of life and death, be "-as not t
turned the light out he was snoring i
At two o'clock in the morning si
pinched him. slapped him in the fao
roused hfan to n state of semi-consdc
him. Mrs. Smith, physically the bi
seised with n heart attach at her hoi
He atruggied to lis feet, threw i
clothes, caught up his emergency kH
rnsdeUe way te the Smith reside*
household led him to the siek-room.
mountain of Ink, her features eon<
laborous panting. Dr. Jones took he
STsmlasd her eyes, her lips and her
in n half recumbent attitude upon t
ear acamet her left breast and said:
Thengst^tjBsg Df.^Jot^ taew^t
drad aaft ogtaten Mm >
Forest City. Oct. 17.?The United
>ry Forces of Rutherford Count)
.eld their anuuul field day Sunday
rith a number xsfcispenkers. -Millar
ngagements at the various church?
in the county at 11 o'clcck.
Monroe, Oct. 17.?Reece Pressle)5.
well known Upilon county
>as Instantly killed shortly befcrc
lidnlght Sunday when struck hv a
ar as he was walking on the Con.
.Raleigh, Oct. 17.?There are 4351
ersons and firms licensed to sell
eer at .retail In North Carolina, ac
ordinc to fimroa AMnnllail K?- ?*
trewera and North Carolina | RcOt
laffney. 8. C.. Oct. 17.?W. C. Ivunt
t Geffney was held hero today . In
ouneitlon with the hit and run
eath ct Hiram D. McElroy. 34, o<
ear Gaffney, whose broken 'body
as found on a highway Saturday
Ight. Lamb la in the County Jail
ending the outcome of an 'nquest
fbicta will be held tomorrow.
Mt. Holly, Oct. 17.? Melvon Johnton,
eon of Mr., and Mrs. S. A. Jchn
ton was honored Inst week tn be.
ag elected, persldent cf the T)nj
Hudents Association at Belmont
lid go, N. C.
iFred Wright and Virginia Logan,
.ppatachlan State Teachers College
ttone, N. C.
Marjorie Rhea and .Hazel Palls,,
feredith College, Raleigh, N. C.
James Ratterree and Martin Har.
tan, N. N, C? Chapel HiU. N. C.
Ray Klser, State College, Raleigh,
Paul Nelsler, Jr., McCatly's Chat,
anooga, Tenn. |
George Mauney, Lenoir Rhyne
iickory, N. C.
Sue Ruddock, JJcrothy Hoke) Mai
ha Plonk, and Cora Herndon, W. C
t. N f? OrMn thnm M O
Mary Helen Hambrigbt, Southern
Workshop, AshevlUe, N C.
Jlmmte Darracott, Davidson Col?ge,
Davidson, N. C.
Pauline Goforth, Fiona McDonald
College, Red Springs, N. C.
Charles T. Carpenter and Cecil
irook, Clemgon Colege, Clem son, S
Marriott PhKer, Erskine College
hie West, 8. C.
Maude Plonk, Greensboro College
Ireensbcro, N. C.
Buren Neill, Davidson College
)avldson, N. C.
Elisabeth Neil!, Meredith College
Laleigh, N. C.
Elisabeth Plonk, Virginia College
id the World
I S. COBB
for the Count
1th a growing practice, had been
ter part of the week. If it wasn't
n it was the malaria microbe busy
d of visits until exhausted nature
he evenlhg completely fagged out,
oiling his wife that, except upon
9 he called Almost before die had
irith whole-hearted enthusiasm.
? came to his bedside, shook him,
b with a wet washrag and finally
sumacs. He must get up. she told
ggeet woman in town, had been
no en the nest street and he was
i few garments en carer his nlghti
and W a sort of walking trance
ee. A frightened member of the
There the patient lay, a great
rested and her breath coming in
r poise and her temperature and
tongue. Then he perched himself
be side of the bed, pot his right wanting
eery slowly? Now then,
of brirht -mdrowsily,
1m httrd ft fiftlftlj Wlik
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KINQ8 MOUNTAIN, N. C. T
Dies In Texas
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| John F. White
| Dies Of Wreck Injuries
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' The Garland News, cf Garland.
Texas, In a recent Issue carried the
folio wins account of the death of
John F. White, former Kings Mountflin
mflfl * ?v2o arfo' !rlA?ih
; rod recently:
John Franklin White died Satur,
day morning from injuries received
, in an auto collision with a car drlv.
en by negroee between McKlnney
and Princeton, where ho had been
to wind up a hardware business
business which he bad opr ted for
the past twelve years. He i jffered a
fractured skull and ether injuries
| -mid was unable to Over come theni.
Burial was in the K. P. cemetery
Sunday afternoon, Rev. Mix cf the
Christian Church officiating. Mr.
White was a life-long member of the
Associate Reform Presbyterian chur
In Ycrkville, 8. C., Feb. 11,
1870 and received "his education in
the Kings Mountain Military College.
where he won three medals:
, debating, military drill and mathematics.
He taught school following
graduation at the age of 16. At 19
years of age he came to Texas, en
gging In the lumber businss, coining
to Garland in 1895. He married Lit,
lian Cole, December 18, 1895. In 1896
he moved with his wife to Kings
, Mountain, N. C.. and entered business.
returning to Oar land In 1910
, when he organized the Garland
Hardware Co.. which he managed
> successfully for a number cf years.
, He was closing his Princeton store
In order to be closer with bis fatni
ity henceforth which desire was so
abruptly terminated. .
A Knu 1 1 Q1 1 V? A ti?? AIAAIaiI
4WVUV * C ? * ur n?0 CICVIGU IIIA/UI
I of Garland and served two terms,
being the inapirer and builder of the
I first concrete sidewalks constructed
in Garland, prevailing on the city co
operating in this work and paying a
part of the cost. He also started a
street graveling movement, which
, was the forerunner of the finest sys
tern cf streets boasted by any small
town In Texas. He believed in pulling
Garland out of the mud and was
always a loyal, hard working citizen
for every worthy work. He also ser
, ved on the school board a i1 made
. some effective ttiprcvements in education
3. F. White was a man of unusual
ability and attainments, and while
he was nown to hold decisive ideas
on public questions, was always con
structive and looking for better(Cont'd
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Reformation Service In
Kings Mt. High School
The Lutheran Churches of Lincoln
Gaston and ' Cleveland Counties will
hold a Reformation Service, celebrating
the Protestant Reformaton, Sun
day Evening October 29th at 7:30.
The Reverend Martin. Luther
8tlrewalt, D. |D., professor at the
Southern Lutheran Seminary, Columbia,
S. C., will be the speaker for
the occasion. Invitations have been
extended to all of the down town
Churches in our town to Join With
us In ttils Service. A combined
choir consisting of members of other
Lutheran choirs in these . three
counties wtll furnish the music. The
Lutheran Ministers began such a
service as this last year holding It
In the High School In Oherryvllle.
- Dr. Btlrewalt Is one of the outstanding
Lutheran Ministers In the
Southern Church and an able speak
er. The public Is invited to attend
Due to an overplge one group of
flowers for the Floral Fair was omit
tad from the Hat published hi the
Isgt Issue of The Herald. The
groups omitted were: Beat collection
of daisy 'mums, and second
heat collection daisy 'mums. Rest
arrangement fn, white, pink and yel
low. three separate groups. Rett
miniature has -bean added to the
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MUR8DAY, OCT. 19, 1939
' I. \V lli'inrhk, prominent Kings '
Mountain TextII9. Executive. was I
C-1e,,Tc I President of the Business
Men's (vjub last |rh?rsday evening
to m:< ? ee| Arnold Klrfei^The nomlnat/iutf
ccuiniittee ?nposod of
i i Utf Vlit> Wft ii li'aSUi?W?M?dl I
Ware and H. (*. Oold, made their re
port and upon motion of P. D. Heraden
and seconded by Jce Thomson
the complete list was unanimously
Other officers elected were: First
. Vic e-P resident, |>ostfnasfeT \V. B.
Blaloly, Second Vice-President, Hsr
ry Page. Secretary and Treasurer,
n ins a WW a ? - - ?
uuurn noro, ucrrespooojng Mcrftary.
J- R iDavlg. Directors, W. K.
Mauney, P. M. Nelsler and B. 8.
Out-going Secretary . Treasurer,
B. S. Nelll, made bis annual report.
Arnold Klser who has ably served
as President for the past year tbank
ed the club members for their loyal
support and cooperation.
President-Elect Hamrick made a
short speech thanking the cl_b mem
bers for the honcb bestowed upon
him. Tie Invited members to be .
"kicker" so that the club may render
a bigger service to Kings Mountain..
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President Ilamrleli is Secretary
and Treasurer of the Phenix Mills, I
and is one of Kings Mountain's
most civic minded citizens. He has
been very active in Red Cross and
Boy Scout work and has been a toy
al supporter cf the School Band.
Mr. Hamrick 1s also a member of
the Town Council of Kings Mountain.
L. H. Hendricks To Manage
Belk's Woodruff Store
Fred Stall worth, manager of
Belk's Department Store announced
Wednesday that Mr. U H. Hendricks
who has been assistant manager
of the local store left Tuesday
night for Woodruff. S. C., where he
will be manager of Belk-Simpson
Company. Mr. Hendricks has been
connected with the local store for
the past three years and has made
a host of friends In Kings Mountain
I The popular assistant manager of
iipik's was a member of the First
Presbyterian Chtfrcih. Mr. Stallworth
said Wednesday morning, "We
*111 mtoa Mr. Hendricks from our
organization but we are always happy
for members of cur staff to be
Mr. Stallworth also announced the
appointment of Mr. Herbert Humphries
as assistant Manager of .the
local store. Mr. Humphries has
showed marked ability since his con
nection with BelkV and his many
friends wish for him success ji his
Firemen were called out Monday
afternoon at about 2:45 to extingr
uish a burning haystack in front
of the old Jail house on City street.
The haystack iwas located in the vacant
Hot Jurft ofT Mountain street,
and belonged to a Mr. Owens.
No damage was reported.
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By WILL ROGERS
VTDS is getting too smart altoIV
aether those days. ^Seeiq) Uko
something ought ta bo dona about
It or hlselhfere won't bo any need of
having teachers any mora.
In a school out fa Now Haven,
Conn., the other day a teacher
was testing thb mental speed of her
pupils. She would lay an object on
the table, cover It with her hand
and call en Willie, saying, "Willie,
what is this?" aad the kid wm supposed
to answer prod to Under.
Finally she called on Eddie aad
slashing a dime an the table she
seidT-Rddie, what is HTW tuadeven
Hbspb VWatefM* iMhB
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President Men's Club
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Ladd W. Hamrtcfc, prominent Kings
Mountain leader who - was elected
President of the Men's Club last
The laitheran Church is conducting
a Preaching Mission next week,
beginning Sunday Evening October
22nd. at 7:00. Rev. Wynne C. Botlek
Postor of Reformation Lutheran
Church. Columbia, S. C.. "will be the
visiting Minister. Rev. BoUek has
held several such missions In Kings
Mountain and is most pleasantly re.
membered. His messages will be
profitable to all. christian and nonrhrlstlans.
The men of the Church
Council are conducting five group
prayer meetings this week. Wedneedav
Evpnlnir nni> wilt h? tislit In lh?
Church at 7:00. Thursday evening
two will be held, one at the Mauney
Mill Club House at 7:00, and the
other at the home of Mr. Carl Ramsey.
Friday evening two will be held,
one at the home of Mr. Arthur Ben
nett and one at the home of Mr.
Ray Cllne. A cordial invitation 1? ex
tended to all membera and friends
to. attend all these praVers services.
There will be Services at the
Church each evening beginning at
7:15. with a song service before the
sermon. A lordial invitation is extended
to the people of Kngs Mountain
to attend and' take part !n this
effcrt to deepen the spiritual life
and to win losr souls. Rev. Bollek
always brings helpful messages In
The list of topics for the week's
Sunday night, "Facing Ldfe'a Icsues.'
Monday, "Losing Jesus.' Tues
day. "Second Rate Religion. Wednesday,
"The Right Hand of Religion."
Thursday. "Individual Worth
Friday, "Life Investments.
29,500 Visit Kings Mtn.
Rock Hill, S. C.. ? A tctl of 29.500
visitors registered at Kings
Mountain National Military Park In
Western York County during the
travel year closing Sept. 30, the office
of the park superintendent said
The figure was the largest ever
recorded at the park. '
Those making calls at the park
came in 7,060 vehicles and were
from 41 of the 48 states In the union,
from District of Columbia, Burma,.
Cuba China; England. Peru;
South Africa. Canada; Prance and
North Carolina sent 14.2$9vJsitors
and South Carolina 10,363.
BROTHER OP LOCAL MAN DIES
Puneral services for J. T. Cole, 72
prominent Albemarle citizen, were
held Saturday morning from the
Flrat Street Methodist Church In
Albemarle, ifr. Cole dlfd Thursday
morning after a serioua Illness of
- Among the survivors is J. F. Cole
of Kings Mountain.
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FIVE CENTS PER COPY
IT he Town Council in an tntporUH
meeting Monday night slashed
-' cents Per $100 valuation front tha
tax rate reducing it tc Tho
figure last year was raised from tha f
$1.57 rate-which had been in effect
lor several yearn to $l r7, and the
present- reduction will be .welcomed
by taxpayers of K'ngs Mountain.
The budget for the ccntlng year
was approved at $156,629 which rep.
I*t Rents a rejui'tijii cf "bout $2,000 i "
uud?- the budget last year. Tha
reduction In a sum total of small
amount v saved from dvfferont de.
TTgimrrf"~TlTS' gnffnTIBr r" "
it calculated to raise 107.319 of the
needed 9156.620 to operate the
town. The difference, $69,301 will bo
raised (rem other sources, mainly
from water aud light revenue and
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.. The biggest Item fn the budget 1*
for debt service which is almost half
ef the total spent by the town. Th?
amount sot tudde for debt servio*
Is 971.000 leaving 984,000 for the operation
of the local government.
The reduction of the tax rate la
the second "present" to Kings Moun
tain citlteus of the new admlnlstns
tfon. Several months ago a reduction
which will amount to about 95.009
per year to water and light customers
Members of the Council and Mayor
J B. Thomasscn are to be congratulated
by taxpayers and cfti- ' :
yens of Kit! Mountain for their
untiring efforts and study which
made these reductions possible.
Several property owners appeared
before the 'board In reference to?
damages along the new highway an<t
overhead bridge but not action was
taken by the beard.
Funeral Services For
Mrs. Frank Roberts
Funeral services for Mrs. "Frank
Roberts, age,' 48. were held Tuesjt!ay
afternoon at Macedonia Baptist'
church of which the deceased hadt
been a faithful member. Interment
followed In Mountain Rest cemetery.
The pastor. Rev. A. V. Fredericks,
was In charge and was assisted by
Rev. P. D. Patrick, pastor of tha
The pall bearers were Joe Thomson.
Charles Moss. Eugene Nelsler,
I.eo Mitt hem. TTarry Bohcler. ,Delbekrt
Byers, Will Parrlsh and E. L.
Mrs Roberts' death occurred early
Monday morning at City Hoepiial,
Gastonla following a ten days illness.
Since early girlhood Mrs. Roberts
has been a' member of the Baptist
church. She was unassuming
and gentle in disposition, a devoted
wife and mother. Interested In her.
friends and Iter church. Jier untimelv
passing leaves a vacancy that
will be deeply felt in her home, her .
church and her neighborhood.
Mrs Roberts was before marriage
Miss Georgie Summltt. She is survived
by her husband,, three daughters.
Mrs. Floyd Jenkins; Misses V
Jeanette and Betty Lou Roberts,
two sens. Thomas nnd Gene Roberts.
one grand-daughter, all of
Kings Mountain; three brothers,
Henry Summltt, Bronton Summltt,
both of Kings Mountain, Galther
Summltt, of Gastonla; two* sisters,
Mrs. Gus Early and Mrs. Ben Ware,
both of Kings Mountain.
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(Opinions Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
Washington always trios to keep
In season, and this is tho season for
football. Washington's backfleld, ap
propriately Is using football tactics
to ccofuse the opposition.
In politics as in footbal, certain
maxims are accepted. One la: "Ran
sle in the backtield gets the other
fellow# eye off the ball.' Another is
the old favorite: A good offense is
the beat defense.
Just to show how the rassle is
working, here'e s sample: Ben
Jem In Qitlow, former secretary.
Earl Browder, present kingpin
of the Communist party, sad s
number of other wltnessee told the
Dies committee that certain organisations
were "fronts" for the Communists
or outlets for radical propaganda
Among those enumerated
wae the American I.eagne for Peace
NOw the League, without speciit- ?
' ally denying these accuse*ions,
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